Knee pain doesn’t just discriminate against retirees; it is known hinder people of all ages. Over 30,000 Aussies undergo knee replacement surgery, with many more experiencing pain and discomfort in the area. With those numbers in mind, there are good odds you’ll run into knee problems at some point of your life, especially if you are active or involved in sport in anyway. So what can you do if you start suffering from knee pain? Our Keilor East Physiotherapist explains…
This is where quality massage and Myotherapy play a crucial role in recovery and maintaining a good quality of life. And with so many choices in Melbourne, how can you be sure you are making the right choice? Although not a cure of old age, regular massage can have an outstanding effect on the body, improving simple life functions such as walking, shopping and general living.
The symptoms don't begin straight away. There's a period of between one and four days while the virus takes hold and multiplies, until it reproduces enough to cause the inflammation and symptoms. The body's immune system fights back, but it takes several days (about three to seven) before the invaders are overcome and the person recovers.
We all know the the feeling of a painful cramp – whether its woken you up in the middle of the night or cut your run short. A cramp is essentially an involuntary contraction of our skeletal muscle, and it bloody hurts! Some people often experience cramps after vigorous, high-intensity exercise, but there are also many who experience them with no exercise at, and these can occur mostly at night.